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Vindhyaa P.

Enthusiastic & Experienced English Tutor, Second-Deg. Black Belt

Enthusiastic & Experienced English Tutor, Second-Deg. Black Belt

$39/hour

  • 181 hours tutoring

About Vindhyaa


Bio

Hi, I'm Vindhyaa! I am excited for our journey to begin--welcome to my page!

About Me:
I graduated with a cum laude Dual-Degree of Neuroscience (BS) & Public Health (BA) from Rhodes College, a private liberal arts college in Tennessee. As 1 of 10 individuals graduating with a Dual Degree in my class, I've written countless argumentative, creative, and academic papers. My interdisciplinary degrees have allowed me to write A+ academic papers for courses in Psychology, Neuroscience, Sociology,...

Hi, I'm Vindhyaa! I am excited for our journey to begin--welcome to my page!

About Me:
I graduated with a cum laude Dual-Degree of Neuroscience (BS) & Public Health (BA) from Rhodes College, a private liberal arts college in Tennessee. As 1 of 10 individuals graduating with a Dual Degree in my class, I've written countless argumentative, creative, and academic papers. My interdisciplinary degrees have allowed me to write A+ academic papers for courses in Psychology, Neuroscience, Sociology, Political Science, Urban Studies, Public Health, and Philosophy. My writing experience includes competitive grant application essays that nominated me for the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program.

Outside of academic circles, I've had the privilege of studying, practicing, and training as a Martial Artist for 7 years and obtained my Second-Degree Black Belt. Using this powerful knowledge, I've taught self-defense courses to children ages 4-14 as well as college women in and out of Greek Life.

For 7 years, I've taught students of various ages and diverse backgrounds: Academic Essay Writing, College Essay Writing, Mathematics, Chess, Self-Defense, Meditation/Mindfulness in private & personalized lessons as well as larger group settings.

I love to run, practice yoga/meditation and watch Avatar the Last Airbender in my free time.

What I can help you with:
Academic Papers
College Entrance Essays
Resumes
Cover Letters
English Writing and Conversation Skills
Public Speaking Skills
Algebra I
Beginner Level Chess
Intermediate Level Chess
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Yoga & Meditation

I'd love to chat and discuss how we can meet your explicit needs. Please don't hesitate to reach out--see you soon!


Education

Rhodes College
Neuroscience and Public Health

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $39
  • Rate details: In-person rate: Varies based on driving distance. No-shows: subject to half-session charge. Multiple reschedules for a single session, subject to lesson charged in full.
  • Lesson cancellation: 4 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

Career Development,

Career Development

I've guided high-school and college students in building and editing their resumes emphasizing their notable experiences and tailored to their unique career aspirations. Additionally, I've practiced and assisted others in brainstorming, writing, and editing their cover letters into countless jobs. While I've specialized in editing resumes and cover letters of Health, Social Services, Education, Legal, Psychology, History backgrounds, these skills are transferable to other fields as well.
Public Speaking

Public Speaking

As a distinguished admissions tour guide for my college, I've led numerous tours engaging prospective students and parents in the adventurous and exciting chaos of college life. I've also spoken on multiple admissions panels over the 4 years. In 2020, I was the sole recipient of the "Rhodes College Diplomat of the Year" award, where I was recognized for my enthusiasm and dedication in speeches. In 2021, I was invited as the only student guest speaker on a webinar "#StopAsianHate Panel Discussion", where I gave a public speech addressing the history of Asian American violence, as well as providing a call to action for campus activism. As event coordinator for student organizations such as GlobeMed and Kinney Advocacy, I've spearheaded, organized, and facilitated multiple diverse events welcoming 80+ participants from the college and greater Memphis community. Here, I've spoken on international politics, global health, and multicultural issues in public spaces.

Corporate Training

Career Development,

Career Development

I've guided high-school and college students in building and editing their resumes emphasizing their notable experiences and tailored to their unique career aspirations. Additionally, I've practiced and assisted others in brainstorming, writing, and editing their cover letters into countless jobs. While I've specialized in editing resumes and cover letters of Health, Social Services, Education, Legal, Psychology, History backgrounds, these skills are transferable to other fields as well.
Public Speaking

Public Speaking

As a distinguished admissions tour guide for my college, I've led numerous tours engaging prospective students and parents in the adventurous and exciting chaos of college life. I've also spoken on multiple admissions panels over the 4 years. In 2020, I was the sole recipient of the "Rhodes College Diplomat of the Year" award, where I was recognized for my enthusiasm and dedication in speeches. In 2021, I was invited as the only student guest speaker on a webinar "#StopAsianHate Panel Discussion", where I gave a public speech addressing the history of Asian American violence, as well as providing a call to action for campus activism. As event coordinator for student organizations such as GlobeMed and Kinney Advocacy, I've spearheaded, organized, and facilitated multiple diverse events welcoming 80+ participants from the college and greater Memphis community. Here, I've spoken on international politics, global health, and multicultural issues in public spaces.

Elementary Education

Study Skills

Study Skills

As 1 of 10 individuals graduating with a Dual Degree in my class, I've written countless argumentative, creative, and academic papers. This includes competitive grant application essays that nominated me for the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program in Malaysia. My interdisciplinary degrees have allowed me to write A+ papers for courses in Psychology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Public Health and Urban Studies. My Neuroscience thesis delved into Multilingualism in the brain, while my Health Equity/Urban Studies thesis delved into justice work and is forthcoming a publication in an academic journal.

English

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

As a distinguished admissions tour guide for my college, I've led numerous tours engaging prospective students and parents in the adventurous and exciting chaos of college life. I've also spoken on multiple admissions panels over the 4 years. In 2020, I was the sole recipient of the "Rhodes College Diplomat of the Year" award, where I was recognized for my enthusiasm and dedication in speeches. In 2021, I was invited as the only student guest speaker on a webinar "#StopAsianHate Panel Discussion", where I gave a public speech addressing the history of Asian American violence, as well as providing a call to action for campus activism. As event coordinator for student organizations such as GlobeMed and Kinney Advocacy, I've spearheaded, organized, and facilitated multiple diverse events welcoming 80+ participants from the college and greater Memphis community. Here, I've spoken on international politics, global health, and multicultural issues in public spaces.
Writing

Writing

As 1 of 10 individuals graduating with a Dual Degree in my class, I've written countless argumentative, creative, and academic papers. This includes competitive grant application essays that nominated me for the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program in Malaysia. My interdisciplinary degrees have allowed me to write A+ papers for courses in Psychology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Public Health and Urban Studies. My Neuroscience thesis delved into Multilingualism in the brain, while my Health Equity/Urban Studies thesis delved into justice work and is forthcoming a publication in an academic journal.

History

World History

Homeschool

Study Skills,

Study Skills

As 1 of 10 individuals graduating with a Dual Degree in my class, I've written countless argumentative, creative, and academic papers. This includes competitive grant application essays that nominated me for the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program in Malaysia. My interdisciplinary degrees have allowed me to write A+ papers for courses in Psychology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Public Health and Urban Studies. My Neuroscience thesis delved into Multilingualism in the brain, while my Health Equity/Urban Studies thesis delved into justice work and is forthcoming a publication in an academic journal.
Writing,

Writing

As 1 of 10 individuals graduating with a Dual Degree in my class, I've written countless argumentative, creative, and academic papers. This includes competitive grant application essays that nominated me for the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program in Malaysia. My interdisciplinary degrees have allowed me to write A+ papers for courses in Psychology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Public Health and Urban Studies. My Neuroscience thesis delved into Multilingualism in the brain, while my Health Equity/Urban Studies thesis delved into justice work and is forthcoming a publication in an academic journal.
Algebra 1

Math

Algebra 1

Most Popular

Study Skills,

Study Skills

As 1 of 10 individuals graduating with a Dual Degree in my class, I've written countless argumentative, creative, and academic papers. This includes competitive grant application essays that nominated me for the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program in Malaysia. My interdisciplinary degrees have allowed me to write A+ papers for courses in Psychology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Public Health and Urban Studies. My Neuroscience thesis delved into Multilingualism in the brain, while my Health Equity/Urban Studies thesis delved into justice work and is forthcoming a publication in an academic journal.
Writing,

Writing

As 1 of 10 individuals graduating with a Dual Degree in my class, I've written countless argumentative, creative, and academic papers. This includes competitive grant application essays that nominated me for the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program in Malaysia. My interdisciplinary degrees have allowed me to write A+ papers for courses in Psychology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Public Health and Urban Studies. My Neuroscience thesis delved into Multilingualism in the brain, while my Health Equity/Urban Studies thesis delved into justice work and is forthcoming a publication in an academic journal.
Algebra 1

Other

College Counseling,

College Counseling

I've constructed a "College Applications Prep" guidance program, where I help students 1-on-1 with organizing deadlines (Early Decision, Early Action, Regular Decision) as well as brainstorming, editing, proofreading college entrance essays such as the Common App. Building this college application includes resume & activities editing as well as showing admissions "demonstrated interest". Through college, I've coached high schoolers in writing academic honors essays and these college entrance essays pulling from my experience scoring 4s & 5s on AP exams (World History, Art History, Literature, Language & Composition) as well as my own college experience.
Study Skills

Study Skills

As 1 of 10 individuals graduating with a Dual Degree in my class, I've written countless argumentative, creative, and academic papers. This includes competitive grant application essays that nominated me for the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program in Malaysia. My interdisciplinary degrees have allowed me to write A+ papers for courses in Psychology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Public Health and Urban Studies. My Neuroscience thesis delved into Multilingualism in the brain, while my Health Equity/Urban Studies thesis delved into justice work and is forthcoming a publication in an academic journal.

Science

Psychology

Special Needs

Study Skills

Study Skills

As 1 of 10 individuals graduating with a Dual Degree in my class, I've written countless argumentative, creative, and academic papers. This includes competitive grant application essays that nominated me for the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program in Malaysia. My interdisciplinary degrees have allowed me to write A+ papers for courses in Psychology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Public Health and Urban Studies. My Neuroscience thesis delved into Multilingualism in the brain, while my Health Equity/Urban Studies thesis delved into justice work and is forthcoming a publication in an academic journal.

Sports/Recreation

Chess,

Chess

After learning the rich history, practicing the nuanced strategies, and competing in various tournaments of Chess--I've taught children ages 4-14 Beginner and Intermediate levels of Chess at Hindu Learning Center and privately for the past 7 years. Courses span tactics such as forks, pins, discover attacks, and much more.
Yoga

Yoga

As a South Asian woman, I've developed a love for the intimate practices of yoga and meditation. I've practiced and led meditation and mindfulness courses for children as well as first-year college students engaging in practices focusing on reducing stress and anxiety as well as loving, kindness meditation. In 2020, I created a recognized global fellowship project exploring mediation, yoga, healing, and spirituality within diverse geopolitical contexts.

Summer

Study Skills,

Study Skills

As 1 of 10 individuals graduating with a Dual Degree in my class, I've written countless argumentative, creative, and academic papers. This includes competitive grant application essays that nominated me for the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program in Malaysia. My interdisciplinary degrees have allowed me to write A+ papers for courses in Psychology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Public Health and Urban Studies. My Neuroscience thesis delved into Multilingualism in the brain, while my Health Equity/Urban Studies thesis delved into justice work and is forthcoming a publication in an academic journal.
Writing,

Writing

As 1 of 10 individuals graduating with a Dual Degree in my class, I've written countless argumentative, creative, and academic papers. This includes competitive grant application essays that nominated me for the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program in Malaysia. My interdisciplinary degrees have allowed me to write A+ papers for courses in Psychology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Public Health and Urban Studies. My Neuroscience thesis delved into Multilingualism in the brain, while my Health Equity/Urban Studies thesis delved into justice work and is forthcoming a publication in an academic journal.
Algebra 1

Test Preparation

Career Development,

Career Development

I've guided high-school and college students in building and editing their resumes emphasizing their notable experiences and tailored to their unique career aspirations. Additionally, I've practiced and assisted others in brainstorming, writing, and editing their cover letters into countless jobs. While I've specialized in editing resumes and cover letters of Health, Social Services, Education, Legal, Psychology, History backgrounds, these skills are transferable to other fields as well.
College Counseling

College Counseling

I've constructed a "College Applications Prep" guidance program, where I help students 1-on-1 with organizing deadlines (Early Decision, Early Action, Regular Decision) as well as brainstorming, editing, proofreading college entrance essays such as the Common App. Building this college application includes resume & activities editing as well as showing admissions "demonstrated interest". Through college, I've coached high schoolers in writing academic honors essays and these college entrance essays pulling from my experience scoring 4s & 5s on AP exams (World History, Art History, Literature, Language & Composition) as well as my own college experience.

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Very Insightful, pleasant and helpful

My son worked with Vindhyaa on his college essay. Initially, he wasn't sure if he was on the right track but after their first session, there was this air of confidence and certainty with many brilliant ideas on exactly what to do. In addition to Vindhyaa being knowledgeable in her subject area is her positive energy and glowing personality. I fully recommend her to anyone needing help in her subject areas.

Constance, 4 lessons with Vindhyaa

Knowledgable and wise tutor.

Vindhyaa is a wonderful tutor! Not only does she help you write amazing essays, but she also enhances your writing skills. My writing skills have improved tremendously by working with her. The skills she taught me will stay with me forever. My favorite aspect of her tutoring is her willingness to understand the intended message through my emotions and experience enabling her to provide spot-on suggestions that turn your writing into the writing of your dreams. She has helped me write numerous essays in a short period for which I am extremely grateful. Thank you, Vindhyaa!

Suresh, 1 lesson with Vindhyaa

Great Teacher!!

She is very patient and her skills at writing is excellent. She helped me a lot with coming up with ideas for my college essays when I was lost. She is very supportive and is great at making same details into big ideas. Overall she is a passionate hard working person :)

Ashley, 9 lessons with Vindhyaa

College Counseling

Vindyaa P has been incredible the last couple of weeks. She helped me craft my college essay. She is excellent at getting your thoughts out and putting them into words. I highly recommend Vindhyaa if you look for someone patient and willing to help and guide you throughout the college admissions process.

Pamela, 5 lessons with Vindhyaa

amazing

Vindhyaa is an amazing chess tutor! My daughter Sofia loves her already after only 1 class. She is very fun to work with. Sofie told me she is her best tutor she ever had!!! cant go wrong with that ;) We are looking forward working with her.

Lucia, 4 lessons with Vindhyaa

Great and patience teacher!

Vindhyaa makes a great connection with my 5 year old son and is very patient! We are learning a lot and always looking forward to our next session with her.

Maryam, 6 lessons with Vindhyaa

Vindhyaa is genuine, attentive and results oriented

Vindhya is very attuned to student's needs. She is interested in getting to know student and helps to identify the necessary steps to achieve results. Vindhyaa has a wonderful caring personality, and shows true commitment to her students

Rachel, 5 lessons with Vindhyaa

she is amazing!!!

Every time my kids have a class they love chess ♟ more and more ! She is patience and super sweet and easy to follow o definitely got the best tutor !

Vivian, 12 lessons with Vindhyaa
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